Monthly Archives: July 2013

Anarchism and the English Language

The following should be read by all anarchists, libertarian communists, and everyone really. Lord knows I’ve been guilty enough times- T.S. Anarchism and the English Language, by Kristian Williams George Orwell, in his classic essay, “Politics and the English Language,” … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Power & Parliament

People often say that libertarian communists object to parliament because it has too much power. In many important senses this is a perfectly true and a reasonable thing to say, but it’s only half the story. We also object to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The brief case for the radical imagination

I want to briefly sum up the case for radicalism, to draw together the various elements of the case against capital and the state. If the rhetoric or arguments are not new, so be it, these ideas must be presented … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

(Work in progress) Model submission on gender diversity and university forms and records

Thanks to Mike de Waal and others for their kind suggestions To SEG Equity & Human resources [Insert the name of the relevant university committee at your university instead] As you are no doubt aware, numerous students identify as neither … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Further, it is my opinion that Australia’s refugee policy must be destroyed

Ceterum censeo Carthaginem esse delendam “Furthermore, it is my opinion that Carthage must be destroyed” Cato the Elder, after Carthage had, in his opinion, tried to destroy Rome a few too many times, repeated this phrase in various contexts at … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Refugees- on the recent announcement

The government is a powerful but totally illegitimate institution that turns the slightly less poor people of the earth against the even poorer people of the earth in order to stop questioning of the very rich people. Its high ranking … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Ethics of Honouring Martyrs

I was thinking today. We give a special respect to the wishes of those who died for a project or cause both we and they believe(d) in. Indeed we generally give certain gravity to the wishes of the dead, martyred … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment